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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

All content by Collin Burwinkel

Alabama students named Goldwater Scholars

Collin Burwinkel April 19, 2015

The University of Alabama currently ranks No. 1 in the nation for Goldwater Scholars. This year, four UA students from all over the nation were selected as scholars, bringing the University’s total to...

University offers assistance for students filing taxes

Collin Burwinkel April 8, 2015

Students have less than one week to file taxes – April 15 is the last day to file Alabama State Income Tax Returns and the last day to file for automatic extensions.Students who receive scholarships...

UA alum Kim Cross writes book on tornado

UA alum Kim Cross writes book on tornado

Collin Burwinkel April 7, 2015

April 27, 2011. A dark, gloomy day most current students didn’t see, but many remember. A powerful EF4 tornado ripped across Alabama, killing 64 people, including six University of Alabama students....

UA colleges to present President's Faculty Award

UA colleges to present President's Faculty Award

Collin Burwinkel March 30, 2015

The University of Alabama will present the President’s Faculty Research Award as a part of its first ever Faculty Research Day. Thirteen faculty members from different colleges across campus will be...

Lakeside leads in number of meal swipes

Collin Burwinkel March 24, 2015

Dining halls have long been a part of the college experience. As the University continues to grow, the influx of students means more will need food. As attendance grows at dining halls, the University...

Spectrum to host LGBT conference

Collin Burwinkel February 16, 2015

The University of Alabama will host the 2015 Southeastern LGBTQ+ Student Conference, an annual conference dedicated to topics affecting the LGBT community. “This is a traveling regional conference that...

Freshman fights cystic fibrosis

Freshman fights cystic fibrosis

Collin Burwinkel February 2, 2015

Flawless, extraordinary and perfect are just a few of the adjectives friends of UA freshman Sabrina Kelley use to describe her. Just like many other students, Kelley came to the University with aspirations...

UAPD: A Day in the Life

UAPD: A Day in the Life

Collin Burwinkel January 28, 2015

It’s 2 p.m. and officer Chance Atkins sits down in his Crown Victoria patrol car and reaches for his police radio. His 8-hour shift begins as it does every day. Atkins tells his dispatcher “10-8”...

New mall site to open in October

Collin Burwinkel January 26, 2015

Pet lovers, sports enthusiasts and shoe fanatics in Tuscaloosa will soon have another shopping center to explore.Scheduled to open in October 2015, the site will be located on 15th Street near McFarland...

Temperatures fluctuate widely in Alabama winter

Collin Burwinkel January 12, 2015

The weather roller coaster for the Deep South continues. This fall and winter have set record high and low 
temperatures for Tuscaloosa.In October of this year, record high temperatures were matched...

UA researchers say holiday travel dangerous

Collin Burwinkel November 24, 2014

During holidays, students travel home in a variety of ways. According to a recent UA study, during Thanksgiving break, automobile crashes caused by deer, alcohol or bad weather are more common. The study,...

Kallpod technology available in stadium

Kallpod technology available in stadium

Collin Burwinkel November 17, 2014

In home football games at Bryant-Denny Stadium, fans and supporters alike use forms of hospitality ranging from concessions to shuttle rides up ramps, and after this past Friday, some fans will be using...

Gameday brings influx of temporary workers

Gameday brings influx of temporary workers

Collin Burwinkel November 12, 2014

Autumn Saturdays in the South are filled with football, food and memories. Bryant-Denny Stadium is packed to its capacity with more than 100,000 people in attendance. Students and fans alike are excited...

Shelter animals allowed to spend day with volunteers

Shelter animals allowed to spend day with volunteers

Collin Burwinkel November 9, 2014

Animals at the Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter are looking for homes in addition to loving owners and welcoming families. To help combat overcrowding, the shelter recently introduced a new program to help...

UA bans smoking on campus

UA bans smoking on campus

Collin Burwinkel November 4, 2014

The University of Alabama will become smoke-free effective Jan. 1, 2015 .  An emailed statement sent to students Tuesday said "smoking, including the use of e-cigarettes, will be prohibited in...

UA offers LGBTQ studies

Collin Burwinkel October 12, 2014

October marks the 21st anniversary of LGBTQ History Month, and National Coming Out Day celebrated its 27th anniversary Oct. 11. To encourage student interest in the LGBTQ community, one university now...

Athletes juggles sports, class

Athletes juggles sports, class

Collin Burwinkel September 29, 2014

Becoming a successful student-athlete takes hard work and dedication. It’s putting in the highest amount of effort for your teammates, coaches and yourself. The University of Alabama has resources in...

Accidents frequent on campus

Collin Burwinkel September 14, 2014

For students who commute by car, traffic accidents can cause quite a headache on campus. “There were 492 reported traffic accidents on campus between Aug. 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014,” Cathy Andreen,...

New director appointed to Cyber Institute

New director appointed to Cyber Institute

Collin Burwinkel September 7, 2014

Reginald Hyde, former deputy undersecretary of defense for intelligence and security in the U.S. Department of Defense is becoming the new executive director of the Cyber Institute. “The University wanted...

Sports Illustrated writer becomes professor

Collin Burwinkel August 24, 2014

As a kid growing up in Lincoln, Nebraska, Lars Anderson would regularly travel to University of Nebraska football games with his father to watch the 
Cornhuskers play. “Some of my fondest memories...

Fire college to be renovated

Fire college to be renovated

Collin Burwinkel July 15, 2014

After serving Alabama for more than 75 years, the Alabama Fire College is undergoing renovations that total almost $2.5 million dollars to better serve the community and enhance its learning experience....

Parking availability, permit prices increase

Collin Burwinkel July 15, 2014

Changes come with the start of each new school year, and parking permits are ?no exception. “This year, student commuter and faculty and staff permits increased by $20. Perimeter permits for students...

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